foreign direct investment(redirected from Direct foreign investment)
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|Noun||1.||foreign direct investment - investing in United States businesses by foreign citizens (often involves stock ownership of the business)|
|2.||foreign direct investment - a joint venture between a foreign company and a United States company|
joint venture - a venture by a partnership or conglomerate designed to share risk or expertise; "a joint venture between the film companies to produce TV shows"